Fall-Winter Home Improvement 2010

15 Stories • Available July 2010
Get Organized

Get Organized

If autumn has inspired you to spruce up your home for upcoming indoor entertaining, chances are you've been looking around the house and thinking, "I really need to get organized." Even if your fa

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What's A Renter To Do?

What's A Renter To Do?

When you're planning to move into a rented apartment or house, you might have dreamy images of all the fabulous interior decorating projects that would make your new home ultra-stylish. You've seen t

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Interior Design

Interior Design

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Air Vents

Air Vents

Keeping those air vents clean is a must if you want to stay cool during those early summerlike autumn days and warm this winter. It's not just a matter of efficiency. Your health depends on it, exp

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The Kitchen

The Kitchen

The kitchen is the command center of every home. It is the focal point, where people gather to eat, relax and socialize. Consequently, kitchens take a lot of use and abuse, and that's why kitchen m

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The Fireplace

The Fireplace

The warm glow of a fire emanating from your wood fireplace on a cold winter night sounds romantic and inviting, and for the few hours that it is actually burning, it may even make you feel warmer.

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Whole-house Water Filters

Whole-house Water Filters

Americans are lucky enough to have the luxury of clean drinking water. It flows into our homes without our even noticing until we receive our monthly water bill. But even though our tap water is drin

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P.u.

P.u.

Musty indoor odors not only are unpleasant to your olfactory receptors but also can be harmful to your health. If a moldy scent is emanating from your home, it is often indicative of a bigger issue

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Natural Disasters

Natural Disasters

It is almost impossible to find a corner of the world that is not at risk from some type of natural disaster, be it tornado, earthquake, flooding, volcano or hurricane. Natural disasters cannot be

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Blackouts And Winter Storms

Blackouts And Winter Storms

Remember when you were a kid and a blackout meant it was time to bust out the candles, blankets and Ouija board for a rockin' night of ghost stories and board games? If it was summertime, the neigh

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Hardwood Floors

Hardwood Floors

Owners of older homes often are drawn to them by their stately charm and historical significance. Without modern materials and techniques, builders had to rely more on craftsmanship and carpentry i

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Pipes, Etc.

Pipes, Etc.

To the average person, being able to understand home plumbing needs might seem like a pipe dream. Fortunately, this doesn't have to be the case, according to experts, who say the first commandment is

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Drafty House

Drafty House

Air infiltration -- that's what energy efficiency experts call those chilly drafts across the floor in the winter and the extra load of hot, humid air on the air conditioner in the summer. And it's

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Protect And Preserve

Protect And Preserve

In order to maintain long-lasting furniture and flooring, the key is to keep up with a cleaning routine. The American Home Furnishings Alliance's http://www.FindYourFurniture.com recommends using s

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Sleep On It

Sleep On It

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Home Improvement Facts 1

Home Improvement Facts 1

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Home Improvement Facts 2

Home Improvement Facts 2

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Home Improvement Facts 3

Home Improvement Facts 3

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